The Departed (15)

SCORSESE is back with this tale of double-crossing cops and robbers based on the Hong Kong crime thriller Infernal Affairs. Which is better? It s a tough choice. It s easy to fall in love with moviemaking like this; a film directed by a man who knows how

SCORSESE is back with this tale of double-crossing cops and robbers based on the Hong Kong crime thriller Infernal Affairs. Which is better? It's a tough choice.

It's easy to fall in love with moviemaking like this; a film directed by a man who knows how to set up a shot and light it properly.

Well constructed and with a surprise or two up its sleeve, The Departed is riveting stuff. This reviewer can't wait for the next DiCaprio and Scorsese collaboration, due 2008. 4/5